The Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CSPT) offers several competitive research awards as well as bursaries.


Award candidates must be CSPT members in good standing at the time of nomination and at the time of award presentation. Candidates are nominated by CSPT members and selected annually by an elected awards committee. 

Awards are presented at the annual CSPT meeting where selected award recipients are given the opportunity to deliver a presentation of their recent research.

The 2018 annual meeting is a joint meeting between CSPT, the Canadian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS) and the Canadian Chapter of Controlled Release Society (CC-CRS). The meeting will be held May 22 to 25 at the Chelsea Hotel in Toronto.


Application Deadlines 

Applications for Trainee Travel Bursaries and Trainee Presentation Awards are completed in conjunction with an abstract submission for the CSPT annual conference. The due date is the abstract submission deadline of February 28, 2018.

Nominations for the Senior Invesitigator Award, Piafsky Young Investigator Award, Distinguished Service and Education Award, Postdoctoral Award and Clinical Fellowship Award are due on February 14, 2018.

Nominations for the Canadian Publication Award and the Publication Award are due on February 28, 2018.



Nominations and applications can be submitted to Please refer to each award for application criteria.


Senior Investigator Award
Piafsky Young Investigator Award
Distinguished Service and Education Award
Post-Doctoral Award
Clinical Fellowship Award
Canadian Publication Award
Publication Award
Trainee Presentation Awards